[Translate] Today’s post is on another of the yarns from Zealana – Kauri. Kauri is a worsted weight yarn composing of 60% NZ Merino, 30% Possum, and 10% Silk. It comes in 50g balls of approximately 86m or 94y. The suggested gauge for this yarn is 20 stitches to 4 inches using 4.5mm needles. I have found though that it will knit up anywhere from 16 – 20 stitches quite nicely simply by changing the [more]
[Translate] It’s no secret that I use knitting as an excuse to watch television – it’s the only justification I can come up with to spend countless hours watching a screen of quite often very poorly thought out entertainment. For that reason I am very particular about what I watch on television. One of those shows that I watch is Elementary – the American version of the incredibly brilliant UK Sherlock! If you haven’t seen [more]
[Translate] Hello all, I hope you had a great holiday season. After all the panic around the Mayan calendar, it’s great to learn it was only a flipping on the page of the calendar and not the end of the world! And now it’s a new year and a new start or a great continuation, if your 2012 was a good one. So before I get into the first post of 2013, I need to [more]
[Translate] While I was in Chicago for Vogue Knitting Live (VKL), I met some amazing people. One of them was Claudia from Zealana. If you haven’t heard of this company, you need to follow this link and check them out!
[Translate] Alright, now we’re getting somewhere! Have you test fitted your sock? If it’s for you,make sure you do. You should be able to pull it over your foot quite easily. It should also come to about where your leg meets the top of your foot. If you’re there, you’re ready to do the heel. If not, knit a few more rounds until you are. Here’s what mine look like … Actually, that’s not my [more]